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League of Women Voters sues SOS over Proposal 3 enforcement

The Michigan League of Women Voters filed a lawsuit against Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson Friday to remove barriers to the absentee voting rights. The...

After attacking Whitmer and Benson, Trump turns Twitter fire to Nessel

President Donald Trump has now gone after all three of the top female officeholders in Michigan, adding Attorney General Dana Nessel to the list...

After Trump attacks Benson, Arizona SOS touts plan to mail voter...

Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs is standing with Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson after President Trump blasted her twice on Twitter Wednesday...

Updated: Benson counters Trump’s inaccurate voting tweet: ‘We sent applications, not...

Updated, 5:15 p.m. 5/20/20 A day after Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson announced Michigan residents would receive absentee ballot applications for the August and November...

Vote-by-mail applications will be sent to all Michiganders for 2020 elections

All Michiganders who are registered to vote will be receiving an application to vote by mail for the August and November elections to meet...

On this day in 1917: Michigan helps lead way toward women’s...

A ceremony was held on May 8, 1917, when Michigan Gov. Albert E. Sleeper signed the Damon-Flowers bill.  The measure authorized by the Republican from...

Despite pandemic, Michigan has record-breaking election turnout

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said voters broke a record set in 2015 for the percentage of ballots cast in May elections, despite...

Whitmer establishes office overseeing COVID-19 spending

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday announced a new office that will oversee COVID-19 crisis spending. Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson joined her at a news...

COVID-19 pushes Postal Service’s finances to the brink

WASHINGTON — Millions of Americans are relying on the U.S. Postal Service for key supplies while they isolate themselves to slow the spread of...

GOP loses appeal to stop independent redistricting commission

A U.S. Court of Appeals panel Wednesday denied Republicans' appeal to halt the independent redistricting commission Michigan voters approved in 2018. Oral arguments in the...

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